Travel Blogs from Johannesburg, South Africa

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Into the Lions Den Part 1, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Into the Lions Den Part 1

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... the way to the stadium they were spotted by police drinking beers in the taxi and were pulled over. Apparently this isn't illegal in South Africa but the cops were just looking for money, after a lot of arguing and threats of being locked up and missing ...

Into the Lions Den Part 2, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Into the Lions Den Part 2

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... at home and don't allow denim or collarless shirts and golf shoes are compulsory. Instead they got involved in a big 'Lions' vs South Africa darts tournament in the hostel, the Lions made a valiant effort but the South Africans were too good for them in ...

Thoughts on Walls, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Thoughts on Walls

A travel blog entry by tayloretc

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Since walls are everywhere, best make your peace with them. I went out last weekend looking for good things to say about walls. Comments are in the captions of the photos ...

Football fever!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Football fever!

A travel blog entry by greystling

... Had a relaxing day settling down and lovely dinner with Richard's dad. A drink out later but not for long. Tomorrow we'll go visit Pretoria. Football fever has hit South Africa in full force and it's really nice to be part of it. Bring on the World Cup!! ...

TEAM PICTURE, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

TEAM PICTURE

A travel blog entry by claudia.gay

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Had a quick morning worship and teaching before we leave JoBerg. Not much time for details, but we wanted ya'll to see the team picture! Enjoy and please pray for all the campers who made decisions to follow Christ...there were many! ...

A new beginning and the next chapter ..., Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

A new beginning and the next chapter ...

A travel blog entry by charliek85

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... ve had six weeks to plan the unknown, a adapt-as-I-go itinerary that will be starting in South Africa for eleven weeks; my first six nights in Johannesburg, six weeks volunteering for a wildlife project just below Swaziland and three more weeks trying to ...

Satara Camp, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Satara Camp

A travel blog entry by lori_aaron_trip

3:30 wake up call. We have a morning drive at 4AM. We saw lions, buffalo and got chased by an elephant. Our pictures are coming out great but it's so slow to upload, I'm going to do it later. You'll really be impressed with Aaron's pictures. ...

Overland Safari Part 1, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Overland Safari Part 1

A travel blog entry by sargeandwest

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... we'd ventured into the backstreets at night looking for a decent bar!). [Liz] - Our overland adventure was to take us out of South Africa, through Botswana and finally  into Zambia. It began with a pre-tour briefing the night before we set off, where ...

Arrive in Namibia!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Arrive in Namibia!

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

Arrive Jo'burg 07:15 and fly to Windhoek, departing 13:15. Arrive at 14:20. Meeting our 18 seater coach and local staff (Beanie will be our guide and Frans will be our driver). Transferring to Unite B&B to settle in for a well deserved ...

Jo'burg Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'burg Airport

A travel blog entry by badams

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Have made it to Jo'burg airport unscathed, other than lack of sleep.  Am boarding my next flight in 15 mins to Livingstone, where I hope the sun is shining and I can get some sleep!  By the time I arrive I will have been travelling 23 hours, ...

Welcome to Swaziland!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Welcome to Swaziland!

A travel blog entry by marinafaycal

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Swaziland is a tiny, 17 000km˛, monarchy located in the eastern part of South Africa. It maintains a a dual system of governance, with a government lead by cabinet ministers who report to a partially elected, partially appointed parliament, while the ...

Heading off, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Heading off

A travel blog entry by kwant

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KNOW God, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

KNOW God

A travel blog entry by claudia.gay

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We are here in Johannesburg, South Africa at Heron Bridge College having Zion Youth Camp. All of the campers are Zions. There are more Zion people is Africa than there are Muslims in the whole world. God is awakening the Zion people. They want to study ...

Tour in Melville and Martin birthday, Melville, South Africa travel blog

Tour in Melville and Martin birthday

A travel blog entry by ostravel

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We aren't the morning visiting an nicely remodeled place with nice shops and restaurants in ...

A day out in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

A day out in Sandton

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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Jaden was keen to see Nelson Mandela Square. Off we went to a very busy Sandton City. Wimpy burgers all round, ...

We're Not in KS Anymore. Or America. Or Europe..., Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

We're Not in KS Anymore. Or America. Or Europe...

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

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... be the soundtrack for this trip... Can't get enough of it for some reason).   Food last night was great... First meal in Africa was very enjoyable. While I ate, a young woman also sat alone at the booth next to me. She also stayed for longer than ...

Aankomst op Schiphol, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Aankomst op Schiphol

A travel blog entry by gout

LHR - AMS : BA434 ETD : 12:00 uur ETA : 14:10 uur ...

Safari Big 5, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Safari Big 5

A travel blog entry by thee25

Some photos to share. ...

Big 5 and Big Mountains, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Big 5 and Big Mountains

A travel blog entry by lindsayloub

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... the time to update you all. Well, I'm no longer alone.  Dot arrived on 25th July to join me on my travels through South Africa, so until 26th August this will serve as a joint blog.  As a result I'm skipping forward a few weeks from the last ...

London to Jo'Berg via Zurich, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

London to Jo'Berg via Zurich

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

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  (NOTE: written on Saturday about last Wed / Thur. Still playing catch-up. Pictures to follow.) The plane catapulted out of London City airport last Wednesday evening, with inflight entertainment provided by a catalogue of Swiss gadgets and a free ...

Johannesburg and Landrovers, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg and Landrovers

A travel blog entry by marinafaycal

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... so there is not much to do, but at least it is safe to stroll around. According to the French guidebook Petite Futé Johannesburg is so dangerous that you get the feeling there is no idea to even leave your hotel. For once Lonely Planet that usually ...

The Green Mamba, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The Green Mamba

A travel blog entry by neilandchris

... are happy with it.  Have to stay at Ghandis again.  Have met a some very nice australians - Nick (Wicked Campers Africa), Anna (his sister), Simon and Natalie.  Plus a very nice young american named Peter (from St. Pauls Minneapolis). ...

Paper Bark Lodge to Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Paper Bark Lodge to Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by emmaw

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7.00am As I said in the previous entry I am now sat on the balcony at the lodge looking over miles of bush hoping to see an animals. The sun has just come up and there are birds everywhere announcing the start of another cloudless day. This lodge is the ...

Where the Wild Things Are, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Where the Wild Things Are

A travel blog entry by pchun88

... 'burg were gone. Suspicious looks turn into smiles and I felt better that day.  I took a tour of Soweto (short for South West Township).  This is the place where blacks were relocated during the apartheid era.  There are some affluent areas ...

The end of Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The end of Africa

A travel blog entry by hamishandkatie

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... certain subjects would be taught in Afrikaans), that started as a peaceful demonstration but lead to many deaths, and many people fleeing South Africa. We headed to Winnie Mandela's house from there and then Max dropped us off at a shopping mall near the ...

The Flight and First Day, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The Flight and First Day

A travel blog entry by simeons_blog

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... down there were two empty ones next to me. On my flight to Jo-burg I was shocked by just how many people are already travelling to South Africa. It turns out my idea to do some things before the world cup wasn't as original as I once thought. I met one ...

Arrival in Jo'burg!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Arrival in Jo'burg!

A travel blog entry by heatherkassab

That's the longest I've ever traveled to get to my destination!  I left Greenville in the morning on January 18th.  Got to the airport and there was fog so my plane was delayed, not that you ever know what is going on in that airport (I do ...

Kruger Park, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Kruger Park

A travel blog entry by lori_aaron_trip

Day Two at the game reserve. Boy is it hot!!!!! It's about 107 in the shade. We aren't seeing too many animals. It's just too hot. We spent night number one at the Satara camp and night number 2 at Olifants. Night number 3 will be at a ...

Hello again, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Hello again, Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... picked up (handy free airport pick up by the hostel) and driven the half an hour or so away, back into the city. At Johannesburg airport, I also said my goodbyes to Margaret and Zu - I've spent four weeks sharing a room with Zu now and will miss her ...

First stop Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

First stop Africa

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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Survived the 11.5 hour flight. The fact that one of us hasn't smoked in 5 months made the long haul flight a little easier... gone are the days of trying to get off the plane, mid air. Eventually arrived at our airport hotel, following a minor ...

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